Riccardo Chailly conducts Mahler's Symphony No. 8

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

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Erika Sunnegårdh — Soprano
Ricarda Merbeth — Soprano
Christiane Oelze — Soprano
Lioba Braun — Alto
Gerhild Romberger — Alto
Stephen Gould — Tenor
Dietrich Henschel — Baritone
Georg Zeppenfeld — Bass
MDR Rundfunkchor Leipzig
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Riccardo Chailly — Conductor

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In May 2011, to close the International Mahler Festival in Leipzig, Riccardo Chailly conducted Mahler's Symphony No. 8.

To commemorate the hundredth anniversary of Gustav Mahler's death, the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig and their musical director Riccardo Chailly, acclaimed all over the world, closed the centennial festival with Mahler's monumental Symphony No. 8, the Symphony of a Thousand.

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Directed by:
Michael Beyer
Venue: Gewandhaus Leipzig (Leipzig, Germany)
Production date: 2011
Recording date: 2011
Duration: 1 h 32 min
Production: © Accentus Music
Available subtitle(s): EN, DE